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Media Awareness Network
This bilingual site is dedicated to promoting critical thinking in young people about the media. They conduct media education, research and provide information literacy resources for teachers, parents, and students.

Featured site resource:
New educational resources on media and global issues
These lessons, funded by the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), are available free on MNet’s Web site and they offer young people a better understanding of how media portrayals affect our view of global development issues. Developed in collaboration with educators from across Canada and designed to support social studies curricular outcomes, Beyond Media Messages: Media Portrayal of Global Development includes four lessons in English and in French.
The lessons include the very topical Celebrities and World Issues, Beyond Media Messages: Media Portrayal of Global Development, Finding and Authenticating Online Information on Global Development Issues, and Making Media for Democratic Citizenship. These resources are designed for secondary but the website also includes other resources on media literacy for elementary. The educational games on online hate, food marketing, privacy, cybersense, and critical thinking are amazing!